GONAIVES, HAITI — Mirene Raymond hasn’t seen a real downpour since last year. The 69-year-old rice farmer is one of millions at risk of malnutrition and starvation due to the combined effects of climate change and El Niño.
If you mention Haiti to someone, chances are they think of political turmoil, poverty and a lot of other negative stereotypes. But for those who’ve have traveled to Haiti or know a little bit about Haitian story, they will tell you a different story; a story of a small island with one of the richest cultural heritage, from its music, to its arts and leading to its wonderful cuisine.
A food inspired Love affair…Having been a caterer & event planner for the past 6 years, I have learned there's one sure way to make anything fun, anywhere, anytime: FOOD! My love affair with food is not so much in eating it, it's more so with the experience of seeing how everyone enjoys it.
“So, what are we eating?” Whenever this question arises among my friends the debate that proceeds is usually one for the comic books. So people will throw out different options from pizza, to
A year ago when Nadege setup her one month long indiegogo campaign to raise $27,500, half of the total money she needed to write a coffee table cook on the regional cuisine and culinary culture of Haiti I thought she was crazy. Crazy not because of the idea, but crazy because I know how hard our community can be in terms of